TV & Appliance Wholesaling in the US
Operators in the TV and Appliance Wholesaling industry distribute a range of electric household appliances and consumer electronics. As these items are mostly discretionary purchases and supplementary products to home building, activity in downstream retail and residential construction markets drive revenue. Over the five years to 2019, as disposable and median household income increased, consumers invested more into home building and renovation projects. Nevertheless, industry revenue growth during the five-year period has been dampened by weakening demand from electronics and home appliance stores. Over the five years to 2019, independent electronics and appliance stores have experienced mounting competition from online retailers. Consumers are increasingly purchasing TVs and other related products from these online competitors as opposed to independent storefronts. The industry is expected to exhibit steady growth over the five years to 2024. The trend toward purchasing home appliances with lower carbon footprints is expected to continue during the outlook period. Energy-efficient products typically sell at higher price points, which will bolster profit margins for wholesalers and offset losses from contracting markets.
Operators in this industry wholesale a range of electric household appliances, such as refrigerators and washing machines, as well as consumer electronics such as TVs, DVD players and stereo systems. Goods are purchased from domestic and international manufacturers and then sold to mass merchandisers, department stores, home improvement stores and other appliance retailers.
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.
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